One of the things that bothers me most about Gluten-Free living is that my love of baking gets a bit restricted, unless I’m baking for others. The number one no-go ingredient for a Gluten Free diet? Wheat Flour. The number one ingredient in most baking recipes? Wheat Flour. Sigh. Because I love baking (and the… Continue reading Dark Chocolate and Blueberry Chickpea Besan Muffins (Gluten Free – Refined Sugar Free – Dairy Free)
We’re finally into December! This month, although always insanely busy, is one of my favourites of the year. As someone who’s always enjoyed baking, crafting and decorating, this is the one season where these activities are actually the norm, and are celebrated as cherished holiday activities. Now…just have to find the time to fit it… Continue reading Recipe: Holiday Spiced Speculaas Latte
Today’s post isn’t a DIY-walkthrough or tutorial. Instead, it’s an encouragement to go seek one out, in order to revive your creativity and whet your appetite for self development! Last year, my sister-in-law, her sister and I all received gift certificates to “The Dirty Apron“, a cooking school here in Vancouver. Nestled in a historic… Continue reading The Re-Inspired Home Chef: A case for why every home cook should take an amateur cooking class
Us here on the West Coast of British Columbia have had a bit of a royal treat this week: the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Princess Kathrine of Wales) have been visiting the cities of Victoria and Vancouver as part of their 2016 Royal Tour! I’ve always been intrigued by the British… Continue reading Fit for a Royal: Urbanista At Home’s Top 5 Tea Party Tips
Happy Monday everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been a bit AWOL on the posting front lately. I’ve had a few exciting new developments in the career-corner of my life in the past few weeks, and have definitely been a busy bee getting everything sorted and settled. But fear not, I love being able to stay crafty… Continue reading Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!